Calgary Board of Education Samuel W. Shaw School
115 Shannon Drive S.W., Calgary AB T2Y 0K6 | Grades 5-9
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Welcome to Samuel W. Shaw School

What's New


Samuel W. Shaw "Be Brave" Wee

January 2018 Newsletter

2017-2018 Samuel W. Shaw Traditional Calendar (pdf)

SWS 2017-2018 Bell Schedule (pdf)


SWS Staff Luncheon


In keeping with tradition, the SWS Fundraising Society and School Council are planning a year-end Appreciation Luncheon for all SWS Staff on June 1st, at 1:30 pm.


We would greatly appreciate any contributions to this event, which can be made in the following ways: 


1) Sign-up to bring an item from the list at the following link:

2) Provide a monetary donation to purchase essential items for the event (napkins, tablecloths, cutlery etc). 


Food donations can be brought to the school the morning of the 1st between 9 am and 12:30 pm.  Please note: we do not have facilities to keep food warm unless it is in a slow cooker.  We can keep items that need to be kept chilled in the refrigerators.


We request any monetary donations be brought to the SWS Main Office by Wednesday, May 30th, attention Shawna Bleier.  


Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Shawna Bleier ( or Elaine Gidluck (


Thank you for your support!


SWS Fundraising Society & School Council


Celebration of Indigenous Cultures


Student leadership groups at SWS are planning a two day event to celebrate Indigenous cultures and bring students of backgrounds together to learn and build an appreciation for traditional practices.


June 11, 2018 6:30-8:30pm at the Jubilee Auditorium:


This art gallery and showcase will be open to everyone and will display various student art, as well as some words from our Elder Randy Bottle, traditional hand drumming, a keynote from Sophia Lebesis from Transformation Fine Art,  and musical performances by SWS students. SWS may arrange a bus to provide roundtrip transportation. If you are interested in transportation, please complete the following google form:


June 12, 2018 9:30am-2:30pm


This day will offer 200+ students the opportunity to participate in one of a number of cultural teachings and workshops. More information about the day can be requested from Mr. Bhardwaj ( or from your child’s homeroom teacher. 35-50 SWS students will have the chance to participate. Interested students should complete this google registration form by May, 15:

**be sure to be logged into your CBE Google account to be able to access this link.


Leadership Link


Monthly communication from the Chief Superintendent and the Board of Trustees.

View Leadership Link




CPS Digital Citizenship Presentation



On Tuesday April 10th the Calgary Police Service visited Samuel W. Shaw School to present information to students on being a Digital Citizen.

Below are some links to help out with understanding how to be a positive Digital Citizen.


Cybercrime Prevention Messaging

101 Data Protection Tips

Cyberbullying Internet Use Contract

Screen Addiction Checklist

Quick Tips

Helpful Links



Presentation | Orientation Night


Welcome to Samuel W. Shaw Orientation Night

View Presentation (pdf)



Important Dates

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CBE News
School Forms

Student Supply Lists 2017-2018
Grade 5-6 Supply List
Grade 7-9 Supply List

2017-18 Complementary Course Descriptions
2017-18 Complimentary Courses
Gr. 7 Complementary Course Selection
Gr. 8 Complementary Course Selection
Gr. 9 Complementary Course Selection


School Forms
SWS 2017-2018 Calendar
SWS 2017-2018 Bell Schedule
SWS 2017-2018 Dates to Remember
SWS 2017-2018 School Handbook
• SWS School Agreement
• SWS Digital Citizenship Acceptance Form
• SWS Annual Authorization for Athlethic Tryouts
• Consent for CBE use of Student Information
• Consent for use of Student Information by News Media and outside Groups & Third-Party
Annual Volunteer Registration Form
Student Health Plan
Student Health Emergency Response Protocol

School Council Forms
School Council/Fundraising Updates (newsletter)
Donation Request
• Fundraising and Council Parent Volunteer Form
School Council Job Descriptions


Leadership Link

Monthly communication from the Chief Superintendent and the Board of Trustees
View Leadership Link


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